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Machine Design
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.101
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ISSN (Print) 0024-9114
Published by Penton Media Homepage  [2 journals]
  • IIoT-Enabled Pneumatics Improves Packaging Operation
    • Authors: Chris Noble ; Mark Densley
      Abstract: A new flow-control approach combining the inherent advantages of pneumatics with the versatility of IoT technology proved ideal in a seed filling and packaging application.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:35:00 +000
  • Four Steps to Safer Hoses
    • Authors: Bill Menz
      Abstract: Here are four simple ways designers keep plants running and minimize potentially dangerous situations involving hoses.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:25:00 +000
  • Top Tips: Pitfalls to Avoid When Selecting and Integrating Linear Modules
    • Abstract: Pre-engineered linear modules, used in a range of linear transport applications, are an essential and effective component of many high-speed automation and material handling systems.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:10:00 +000
  • Ducted Fuel Injection Cleans Up Diesel Engines
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: New fuel injectors eliminate soot without expensive exhaust treatment devices.
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:28:00 +000
  • What’s All This 3D Printing Stuff, Anyhow'
    • Authors: Paul Rako
      Abstract: Inexpensive 3D printers can make engineering prototypes, not just action figurines and fidget spinners.
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:50:00 +000
  • How Connectivity Trends are Changing Wearables and Mobile Devices
    • Abstract: A December 18th Machine Design-hosted live webinar sponsored by Fischer Connectors and Kensington Electronics
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:44:00 +000
  • Is It Time to Cut the Cable'
    • Authors: Paul Craven
      Abstract: The decision to go wireless for machine communication comes down to how much the benefits outweigh the challenges.
      PubDate: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:23:00 +000
  • Truck-Mounted Hydraulic Conditioning Unit
    • Authors: Alan Hitchcox
      Abstract: The HCU35 hydraulic conditioning unit installs on truck frame rails and on agricultural equipment to serve attached implements or a separate machine. It is engineered to condition and cool the oil for applications such as food and chemical transport,
      PubDate: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:51:00 +000
  • Key Elements in Proportional Pressure Control Valve Technology
    • Abstract: Optimization in today’s factories is a must in order to maintain profit margins. This is done one product at a time.
      PubDate: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:42:00 +000
  • Top Tips: Choosing an Engineered Solution for Seals and Trims
    • Abstract: Seals, gaskets, weather stripping, and trim pieces are available in materials, standard and custom profiles, and delivery methods to fit a wide range of applications.
      PubDate: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:10:00 +000
  • The three advantages of assembled cables
    • Abstract: Why waste time assembling cables when you don’t have to' igus® offers a range of readycables® equipped with standard industrial connectors that are guaranteed to last 36 months. Read this tech talk to discover their three main advantages.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:55:00 +000
  • Switching Power Grid to DC Could Boost its Capacity
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz
      Abstract: Going to DC lets utilities re-use the wires and towers, but inverters would be needed at the end of the transmission lines.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:30:00 +000
  • Protecting Healthcare from Cyberattacks
    • Authors: Alan Grau
      Abstract: There’s lot to safeguard in healthcare’s computer networks, including patient safety and privacy.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:08:00 +000
  • Silicon-InGaAs Photodetectors Deliver Reliable Broadband Detection
    • Authors: Power Electronics Staff
      Abstract: Marktech’s MT03-041 and MT03-047 hybrid photodetectors offer 365-nm blue-green enhanced silicon-based and 1300-nm InGaAs-based detection.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:30:00 +000
  • chainflex┬« motor and servo cables enable variable frequency drives to
           operate safely and failure-free
    • Abstract: Variable frequency drives today are more powerful and compact, making the electrical characteristics of their cables important to consider. Read this tech talk to learn about a new product from igus® that enables modern VFDs to operate safely without failing.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:19:00 +000
  • Innovative Ethernet Cables for tomorrow’s standards
    • Abstract: It’s hard to find Ethernet cables that can handle the mechanical demands of industrial applications and still function electrically according to various Ethernet protocols. Fortunately, igus® offers a range of chainflex® Ethernet cables that meet various criteria. Learn more here.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:46:00 +000
  • Designing Case Interiors for Superior Usability
    • Abstract: Read this FAQ on designing custom hard case interiors and get tips on calculating fragility and foam cushioning and other packaging considerations in order to benefit your next case project.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:51:00 +000
  • Endeavor Business Media Acquires Informa’s Industry &
           Infrastructure Brands
    • Authors: MD Staff
      Abstract: Machine Design, Hydraulics & Pneumatics among B2B brands acquired.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:10:00 +000
  • Alternative Solutions for Backup Power
    • Abstract: What current options are available for backup power solutions'
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:37:00 +000
  • Economics of AM for Production
    • Abstract: A December 3rd Machine Design-hosted live webinar sponsored by Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:33:00 +000
  • Boiler System on the Cutting Edge
    • Authors: Jack Heiser
      Abstract: This control system uses an advanced PID algorithm to bring the heat.
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 15:17:00 +000
  • Making Connections with IoT Solutions
    • Authors: Jack Browne
      Abstract: Internet of Things technology is creating a safer and smarter world by allowing artificial intelligence to be used with electronic devices connected to the internet.
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 20:01:00 +000
  • Three Misconceptions about Conditioning Monitoring
    • Authors: Abhishek Jadhav
      Abstract: Real-time monitoring of every machine parameter is overkill.
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 13:32:00 +000
  • Coronary Stent Market to Hit $8 Billion by 2025
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: A rise in heart disease will put demand on stent manufacturers.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 21:14:00 +000
  • FAQ: Bus Systems for Motion Control Applications
    • Abstract: Industrial data buses that transmit control data to motors and servos and receive feedback from sensors in motion control applications can have serial, parallel two-wire, or Ethernet-based architecture, each with its own protocols, bandwidths, and cycle times.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 21:00:00 +000
  • Having 20-20 Vision in the New Year
    • Authors: Bob Vavra
      Abstract: You’re going to be hearing the phrase “20-20 vision” a lot in the coming weeks. Editors and pundits love a good tagline to hang their stories on, and with this particular new year on the horizon, it will be irresistible for us to equate the start of
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 20:54:00 +000
  • FAQ: Extending Bearing Life Through Reconditioning
    • Abstract: Bearing reconditioning lets users of large rolling-element bearings extend bearing life, lower operating costs, and reduce environmental impact through requalification, refurbishment, or remanufacturing.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 20:49:00 +000
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - From Theory to Strategic Business Transformation
    • Abstract: A December 5th Machine Design-hosted live webinar sponsored by Avnet
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:51:00 +000
  • What are the different types of industrial robots'
    • Abstract: Automating laborious tasks can help save time, increase production and improve the quality of your products. But before giving automation a go, it’s important to know the difference between the industrial robots on the market.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:30:00 +000
  • Robotic cable management made easy
    • Abstract: Six-axis robots capable of very intricate movements require modern cable management methods to protect your cables from mechanical stress. Read this tech talk for tips from igus® cable experts on how to easily design a reliable system.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 15:45:00 +000
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